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July 30, 2005 11:17:28 AM

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How do you turn all of these off? I thought this was a professional OS and
with these annoying pop-ups it makes it look childish. If I have a subject
line that is longer than I have shown in Outlook Express I get a yellow
pup-up to show me the rest of the line it is just annoying.

Thanks for any help, Rich

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Anonymous
July 30, 2005 12:44:47 PM

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Rich wrote:
> How do you turn all of these off? I thought this was a professional
> OS and with these annoying pop-ups it makes it look childish. If I
> have a subject line that is longer than I have shown in Outlook
> Express I get a yellow pup-up to show me the rest of the line it is
> just annoying.
> Thanks for any help, Rich

Professional OS assumes professional user who can tweak their own system I
would think.
TweakUI can help you do what you need, as well as a Google search.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/...

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July 30, 2005 1:21:25 PM

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"Shenan Stanley" <newshelper@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Rich wrote:
>> How do you turn all of these off? I thought this was a professional
>> OS and with these annoying pop-ups it makes it look childish. If I
>> have a subject line that is longer than I have shown in Outlook
>> Express I get a yellow pup-up to show me the rest of the line it is
>> just annoying.
>> Thanks for any help, Rich
>
> Professional OS assumes professional user who can tweak their own system I
> would think.
> TweakUI can help you do what you need, as well as a Google search.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/...
>
> --
> Shenan Stanley
> MS-MVP
> --
> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>

OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find and
still OE still shows the yellow bar to show what is hidden because the
subject line isn't wide enough for the people that write a book on that
line.

But thanks for the help, Rich
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Anonymous
July 30, 2005 1:43:59 PM

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Rich,

The description can be shortened in the properties of each icon.
This is Microsoft's solution to the annoyence. The applause is.... silence.

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"Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Shenan Stanley" <newshelper@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:o st1azQlFHA.3568@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> Rich wrote:
>>> How do you turn all of these off? I thought this was a professional
>>> OS and with these annoying pop-ups it makes it look childish. If I
>>> have a subject line that is longer than I have shown in Outlook
>>> Express I get a yellow pup-up to show me the rest of the line it is
>>> just annoying.
>>> Thanks for any help, Rich
>>
>> Professional OS assumes professional user who can tweak their own system
>> I would think.
>> TweakUI can help you do what you need, as well as a Google search.
>>
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/...
>>
>> --
>> Shenan Stanley
>> MS-MVP
>> --
>> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
>> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>>
>
> OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find and
> still OE still shows the yellow bar to show what is hidden because the
> subject line isn't wide enough for the people that write a book on that
> line.
>
> But thanks for the help, Rich
>
>
>
Anonymous
July 30, 2005 1:58:23 PM

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I suggest you leave the pop ups on in this professional system. They are
there until a person learns enough about their "professional" O/S to know
how to turn them off.

If you insist upon doing so, install TweakUI from
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/...

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You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!"

"Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com> wrote in message
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> How do you turn all of these off? I thought this was a professional OS and
> with these annoying pop-ups it makes it look childish. If I have a subject
> line that is longer than I have shown in Outlook Express I get a yellow
> pup-up to show me the rest of the line it is just annoying.
>
> Thanks for any help, Rich
>
>
>
Anonymous
July 30, 2005 2:46:44 PM

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Rich wrote:
> OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find
> and still OE still shows the yellow bar to show what is hidden
> because the subject line isn't wide enough for the people that write
> a book on that line.
>
> But thanks for the help, Rich

winguides.com - in their registry section.
Kelly's web site from these newsgroups.
etc..

All TweakUI does is registry edits - so.. You could have done this without
the third party (it's not really - it is Microsofts - although unsupported.)
application. As for OE - what?! That's different.

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July 30, 2005 8:42:47 PM

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On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 09:21:25 -0500, "Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com>
wrote:


>OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find and
>still OE ...<snip>

Um...power users don't use OE. Get with the program, dude.
July 30, 2005 11:17:36 PM

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FYI, those "little yellow popups" are known as ToolTips. Search on that
term for further info.

AFAIK, you can not completely turn off ToolTips; you can turn off Balloon
Tips tho, see KB 307729. see also KB 288186 on how you can modify
tooltips.
July 30, 2005 11:19:22 PM

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"Fisher" <fisher@no_email.here> wrote in message
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> On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 09:21:25 -0500, "Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>>OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find and
>>still OE ...<snip>
>
> Um...power users don't use OE. Get with the program, dude.

Thanks dude, see you on the next curl dude!!
July 31, 2005 9:25:00 PM

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On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 19:19:22 -0500, "Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com>
wrote:


>Thanks dude, see you on the next curl dude!!
>

K, dude!
Anonymous
August 17, 2005 3:15:58 AM

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On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 16:42:47 GMT, Fisher <fisher@no_email.here> wrote:

>On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 09:21:25 -0500, "Rich" <madeyoulook@dot.com>
>wrote:
>
>
>>OK downloaded it and turned off every kind of help popup I could find and
>>still OE ...<snip>
>
>Um...power users don't use OE. Get with the program, dude.

Speak for yourself, dude. I use what works for me and OE does. I do
use Agent for one mailbox.
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